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got a story idea or comment you would like to share with us? email brian@cbs5.com. expecting earl. evacuations are under way in north carolina. as hurricane earl threatens to slam the east coast. dave price is live on the scene. he will tell us where it is headed and when it may hit. turning the page. in a prime time address, president obama says now that u.s. combat operations in iraq are over, it is time to move on and put the focus back on our own soil. >> our most urgent attack is to restore our economy and put the millions of americans who have lost their jobs back to work. >> we will hear from both sides of the aisle in interviews with vice president biden and senator john mccain. the battle ahead. legendary actor michael douglas opens up to david letterman
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about his fight with cancer. >> i finished my first week of radiation and chemo. and it is about an eight-week struggle. >> why douglas is optimistic he will make a full recovery. "early" this wednesday morning, september 1st, 2010. captioning funded by cbs good morning. good morning to folks outside. good crowd out there already on the corner of 59th and 5th. i'm harry smith. >> i'm erica hill. >> we want to introduce to you a young woman this morning who was going on a nice weekend, lovely little resort, catskills. in the lobby where she was staying there was a monkey. she goes to take a picture of the monkey. the monkey has done this
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horrendous damage on her face. it is very little response from the inn itself. she ended up to having to go from one hospital to another hospital. we will have her story for you in just a moment. first up, all eyes remain on hurricane earl. it has been downgraded now to a category 3. it is still causing major concerns up and down the east coast. we want to go right to our own dave price in kill devil hills, north carolina. tracking the powerful storm. good morning, dave. >> reporter: good morning. you know, downgraded often takes people off their guard and off alert. keep in mind this is a very strong storm. there is a balance brewing here on the ground. tourists, business people, alike, wondering do i need to leave or should i stay? of course, this is one of the most busy, one of most important economic weekends of the summer here right along the shoreline of the east coast. but certainly safety is air mount. while the view outside this morning looks simply spectacular, from up above, it is a very different story.
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this is earl seen from space. a huge category 3 storm with hurricane winds extending 90 miles are the eye. after battering the virgin islands and turks and caicos with winds of 135 miles per hour, it is now closing in on the carolina coastline. fema put millions of people on alert from north carolina to cape cod, massachusetts. he told them to prepare for posse vacuations. something many who have been through hurricanes before are now taking seriously. >> probably evacuate. past experiences, we decided that. >> reporter: red flags were flying on the beach in kill devil hills, north carolina, signaling dangerous waters. lifeguards rescued one man after a rip current pulled him out to sea. >> you don't want go in past your waist when we are at the beach. that means there is a high swell and a chance of many rip currents.
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>> reporter: some estimates show earl missing hand fall and heading out to sea. crews are preparing for the worst, taking no chances. >> nobody knows which way it will track. but hopefully it track a little more east. if not, we are hoping busy, busy, busy, the next probably 48 hours. >> reporter: 16 miles per hour. heading towards the northwest pl 815 miles south-southeast of cape hatteras with sustained winds of 125 miles per hour. hurricane force winds extend 90 miles and the tropical storm force winds 200 miles. let's go through other data and give you timing. north carolina beaches, rain and wind late thursday and into early, early friday morning. rough seas and rip currents through the weekend. up and down the east coast, virginia, maryland, you get it friday afternoon. into friday night. again, it will weaken after that to a category 2 most likely. the jersey shore friday night and into early saturday morning. then it weakens again, most likely to a category 1. then rolls to long island into
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cape cod saturday and saturday night. and maine into sunday. watch those rip currents. much more weather ahead in a couple of minutes. we will send it back to you in new york. >> dave, thanks. after seven long years president obama formally announced the end of u.s. combat operations in iraq last night. during his speech, he declared it was time to turn the page and to focus on problems back here at home in the west. bill plan joins us with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. the president was speaking last night from the oval office. to underscore the gravity of the situation. he framed his announcement as a promise kept. >> i am announcing that the american combat mission in iraq has ended. iraqi people now have lead responsibility for the security of their country. >> reporter: the president acknowledged he and former president bush had disagreed about the war. he did not mention that as the senator he had opposed mr. bush's military surge into iraq. >> no one can doubt president bush's support for our troops or
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for his love of country and commitment to our security. as i said, patriots that supported the war and patriots who opposed it. >> reporter: as the nation winds down the trillion dollar war in iraq said president it must turn its resources to tackle challenges at home like the economy. >> most urgent it is a section to restore the economy and put the millions americans that lost their jobs back to work. to strengthen our middle class and must give all of our children the enindication they deserve and all of our workers the skills they need to compete in a global economy. >> reporter: the president also talked about afghanistan and other war at that the american public has tired of. saying that the afghans must do for themselves what they have to do. and mentioning that withdrawals would begin next year. it was clear that his main priority, as for most americans, is the economy. erica? >> bill plante, thanks.
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joining us now from baghdad, vice president joe biden. mr. vice president, good morning. >> good morning, erica. >> the president last night said that this was time to turn the page and took that opportunity to say, and i'm quoting here, most urgent task is to restore the economy. this was supposed to be a speech about ending combat operations in iraq, about the men and women currently fighting those who have fought and was this the appropriate place and time to make that transition? >> yes. at the end of the speech, he did speak exactly about turning the page here as well. he didn't use that phrase. he talked about change, i'm about to go to a ceremony literally in the next hour where that is taking place. and he did speak at length about the bravery and sacrifice made by the men and women of this country. the truth of the matter is, at the end of the day, our ability to maintain our national security is dependent upon the economy and it is time to focus on that as well. lastly, erica, what he was really talking about was just as
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we turned the page in our cooperating democrats and republicans on the issue of iraq, we should be doing the same thing on the economy. >> when it comes to iraq, you are there right now on the ground, of course. as people look at the iraq that we are seeing today, the government still in flux. there has been increased violence. we are hearing more and more about the sectarian division. is there any concern on the part of the administration that there could be the creation of a back unanimous of sort at this point? >> well, there's always a possible bill long term that this goes on sea aing a vacuum. the truth of the matter is, violence is the lowest level it has been since we arrived in 2003. number one. number two, the fact of the matter is that i have been speaking with every one of the major leaguers, met with every one of the groups that are -- won portions of the vote in the election. i'm absolutely convinced that they are nearing the ability of forming a government that will
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be a government representing the outcome of the election. which was very much divided. there's 325-plus members of the parliament and the largest party got 91 votes. it takes a while to put together this coalition. i believe that they are close to doing that. >> i want to bring you back to the economy because as you said, after that first question, you noted the fact that democrats and republicans should be cooperating and working together on the economy. as the administration does move forward, this is a major concern for the american people. what do you have in terms of planning looking out now to help stimulate the economy today? >> well, continuation of what we are doing now which is to stimulate the economy by continuing to focus on infrastructure, by giving taxes and more tax breaks to small businesses and job creators, incubator of job creation. they need to help by coming the middle-class tax cut so that middle class people have disposable income in order to meet their needs and in turn
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that sometime late the economy. i hope that the republicans when we get back will, in fact, lift their hold on us being able to vote on a tax cut for small businesses and tied up in the senate. so i just hope that we begin to focus more on job creation than on leader of the republican party, mr. sessions in charge of the election, re-election of the congress said, that what we have to do is return to exactly what we were doing before. that's not much of an alternative. >> vice president joe biden, thanks for joining us this morning. >> thank you very much. pleasure to be here. joining us now from phoenix, senator john mccain. senator, good morning. >> good morning. what did you think of the speech last night? >> well, i was -- i was pleased that the president gave such well-deserved praise to the men and women that served and those that sacrificed. it certainly was not -- was
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generous when he mentioned george bush, one who appreciates the military. the fact is that it was president bush that made the decision over the opposition of the president of the united states and president obama to do the surge. if we had done what president obama wanted we would have failed in iraq because he even voted against the funding for it. the thing that disturbed me the most about it is this -- continued repetition that we are leaving at a date certain. we don't win conflicts when you tell the enemy you are leaving. the friends are accommodating, they are -- enemies encouraged, taliban captive says that you got the watches, we have the time. and it should be condition space and when those conditions are met, then we can do exactly what we are now doing in iraq. >> are you referring to afghanistan? >> afghanistan. yes. >> one of the things you did say in the speech last night, the
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pace of reductions in afghanistan, will be determined by tconditions on the ground. >> he had to repeat what was purely a political decision. no military person recommended it. that we were going to go ahead and continue our -- begin our, quote, withdrawal, middle of next year. that accounts for the behavior to some degree of karzai, many of the things happening in the region. because they believe that we are leaving. harry, i was even talking to a police chief outside of kandahar. yeah, we think you are leaving. the taliban are telling us they will cut off our heads when you do. all he had to do was say conditions based. >> i think part of the subtext of the message last night, while he did not acknowledge the prior president, president bush's support for the surge -- >> or opposition. or his vociferous opposition. >> a year and a half to rescind
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it. so -- as he at least gave a passive agreement -- approval and certainly approved a surge in afghanistan. my question is -- if -- if -- is. >> harry if he had his way and won the nomination of his party, opposing hillary clinton who voted for it, that was the whole basis of his campaign. if we had done what he wanted to do, we would have left and we would have lost and had horrendous setback to america's national security. >> let me ask this question. if, in fact, the surge was successful in iraq, is there a lesson from that to be applied to afghanistan now that we -- there are more than 320 kids have been killed in afghanistan this year. are the lessons of iraq applicable to afghanistan? >> the general that made it succeed the last time in iraq is
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in charge in afghanistan. i think he's the finest genera i have been in the company of. he believes we can succeed. i can tell you the come daunt of the marine corps recently said the announcement of the beginning of withdrawal gives s substance to the taliban. no military person, no military person with any military background would recommend what the president did. it was a political decision. he made it to please his political base. and he should change it and it is wrong to put young americans in harm's way whether you are telling -- your enemies and friends alike in the region that you are going to be leaving. >> all right. senator john mccain, thank you very much for your time this morning. we appreciate it. >> thank you. betty nguyen, good morning. >> good morning. good morning to you at home. it may be the biggest political
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upset of the election year. alaska senator murkowski last night conceded the republican senate primary. murkowski is the seventh member of congress and third senator to be ousted amid anti-incumbent sentiment. murkowski trailed joe miller august 24th primary. miller, conservative, backed by the tea party and strongly endorsed by sarah palin. the outlook for democrats in the midterm elections appears grim. a new gallup poll finds voters prefer republicans by 51% to 41% heading into november. and that 10% advantage for republicans is the largest gallup found since 1942. police in california have shot and killed a suspect wanted in the murders of several people. he was shot to death at a shopping mall after a high speed chase north of san francisco tuesday night. woman's body was found in his car. valder mo was believed to have another man friday night and that victim's son is missing. earlier he was seen driving a car belonging to a missing
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woman. to the economy. after an awful august for stocks the start after new month. cbs news business and economics correspondent rebecca jarvis is at the new york stock exchange with the latest. good morning. >> good morning. it was the worst august for stocks in nine years. however, we did end with some upbeat appreciate economic data. home prices were up 1% in june. thanks to those home buyer tax credits. on top of that consumer confidence rose in the month of august. so economists say that we are not out of the woods yet. today we expect to hear from the automakers that august was the worst month for them in 18 years. the sloes month for them in 18 years. on top of that, the consumer spending day too we are getting out now shows that the consumers while they are spending more this year, than they were last, it is a slow pace that they are increasing their spending. we know that the consumer is the backbone of the american economy. and they pay it portends negatively important the holiday season ahead.
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betty. >> rebecca jarvis on wall street. back to dave price in north carolina with more on the nation's weather. >> all right. betty, good morning to you. let's go right to the maps and talk about it across the country. southwest we are seeing a return to triple digit temperatures. and keep in mind that vegas and phoenix are going to be on the hot side. west coast 70s in southern california. cooler as you head to the northwest you will see a mix of sun and clouds. maybe a stray shower, temperatures in the 60s and 70s. in the northern plains states, the trough finally cleared out. you are talking about gorgeous weather. cool, seasonable conditions. southern plains, watch for strong thunderstorms. light slight risk for a tornado. we will keep that in mind. in the northeast, hot weather continues. you are in a heat wave. temperature is 96 degrees today in new york city. southeast will have lots of sunshine.,,
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that's your weather. more on the nation's weather and the hurricane coming up in a little while. harry and air cars back to you. >> thanks, dave. michael douglas talks about his battle with stage four throat cancer. why he believes he will make a full recovery. >> we will speak exclusively with women who survived a brutally attack from a monkey. monkey. this is "thes "the early show" . thank you for calling usa prime credit. my name
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murder in hercules last weekend is dead afte d chase last good morning. it's 7:25. in the headlines this morning, the suspect in a murder in hercules last weekend is dead after a high-speed chase last night. chp officers shot him after he crashed his car to richmond shopping center and threatened them with a knife. the suspect's girlfriend was found dead in the car. the man's also believed to be connected with two vallejo women who have been missing for a week. two women's bodies were found in one of their homes overnight. fremont police officer todd young is now in serious but stable condition after more surgery yesterday. he was shot while serving a warrant in oakland last week. the suspect arrested in san diego has told investigators he did not know the man he shot was a law enforcement officer. today the california highway patrol is rounding up
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good morning. big traffic problem in castro valley. southbound 238 as you approach 580. sounds like possibly two
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separate accidents in the area. injury crash, three cars are in the center divide and it sounds like there is another car overturned so it's very slow right now from at least the 880 merge. we'll continue to watch that. in the meantime at the bay bridge toll plaza it's backed up toward the west grand overcrossing, a good 15-minute wait to get on the bridge. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. so here we are this wednesday morning, middle of the workweek, and boy, it is a day full of changes. changes with your temperatures and your conditions. plenty of sunshine today. here's our ocean beach shot, boy, that looks good. seven-day forecast, depending on your personal barometer, you may like the heat, you may not. 99 degrees inland today, mid- 80s around the bay, mid-70s for the coastline. even hotter tomorrow for interior sections. friday's temperatures do start to back off a bit and we'll see cooler milder weather for the labor day weekend. that will be saturday, sunday and monday. but all in all, we have a little something for everybody. some hot weather, mild weather, and cool weather.
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welcome back to "the early show." i'm not sure what that was we just saw outside. if it was an egg or a chicken. >> i don't know. >> i don't know which one came first. coming up, there has been another brutal monkey attack. this one happened in upstate new york at a bed and breakfast. the pet monkey tore a piece out of a woman's face. she'll be with us exclusively to tell us about her ordeal in a little bit. also d you notice anything different about the oval office last night as you were watching president obama's address to the nation? it got a new makeover. the cost estimated to about about $20 0,000. none of it was paid for with
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taxpayer money. we'll take a look at the first family as well this morning, which of course they've been very careful to keep first daughters malia and sasha out of the public eye. this summer we've seen a little more of them. we'll see how they're doing with that balance. first, a legendary actor michael douglas speaking out about his throat cancer. it is stage 4 cancer. last night on "late night with david letterman" he spoke about his prognosis and also how he's dealing with the disease. >> reporter: hollywood star michael douglas opened up about his life-threatening illness to david letterman. >> i got cancer. found out about it three weeks ago. >> reporter: revealing his disease had gone undiagnosed for months. >> did they find it early enough for their liking? >> i sure as [ bleep ] hope so. >> reporter: a recent biopsy showed he had an advanced case of throat cancer. >> got a biopsy. they analyzed it. it's stage 4, which is intense. >> we're in the kill zone, pal.
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>> reporter: douglas, who won an oscar playing gecko in the 1987 movie "wall street" was a long-time smoker. >> i smoked cigarettes and i dank. this particular type of cancer is caused by alcohol. >> reporter: the 65-year-old actor, who's married to actress katrina reason zeta-jones, says he began the painful radiation and chemo treatment a week ago. >> i'm sorry to be dumb about this, but you look great and you don't sound like you have throat cancer. now, why is that? >> because i'm on stage. >> reporter: it's already been a tough year for the star. in april his oldest son cameron began serving five years in prison for dealing drugs. then in june, his first wife sued him for half of what he will make from his new movie "wall street: money never sleeps" which opens this month. >> it's been a long year. i do think so much of it is
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stret stress-related. >> reporter: douglas says the cancer hasn't spread and his prognosis is good. >> i feel like i want to do something for you. can i do something for you? >> give me a hug. >> all right. >> joining us this morning is sharon cotliar, "people" magazine assistant editor who spoke with michael douglas for this week's cover story. good morning. >> good morning. >> this is the first time we've seen him since this diagnosis. he looks like a man going through cancer treatments. still a little upbeat. how did you find him to be? >> he's still very much michael douglas but without the same energy. that's something actually his wife talked about, is that it's hard to see him be so fatigued. >> she had said -- there's a 25 -year age difference and she said, sometimes he wears me out, he has so much energy. >> exactly. she said michael never gets tired. so, that's the hardest part for her so far. he was really surprised. you could see, by how much it was zapping his energy. >> these are some tough treatments. he's going through, i believe, eight weeks of radiation,
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chemotherapy. anyone who has watched someone goes through this knows how it ravages your body. what do his doctors say about the prognosis? >> his doctor was cautiously optimistic. from what they know, this tumor, about the size of a walnut, is confined to the base of his tongue. they're just going to treat it aggressively. he was cautiously optimistic that michael would come out of this. >> and he is going, as mentioned, radiation and chemo now. surgery could be an option in the future? >> absolutely. the doctor said one reason they didn't do surgery was because of the possibility of facial scarring. and also because chemo and radiation is thought to be equally effective. >> this is tough for anyone to go through. when you have young children, he has children different ages and also two young kids. how did he and catherine zeta-jones talk to their kids? >> they talked about how open they are with their children. michael sat them down, said, dad has cancer now. and i'm going to have to get treatment.
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and he actually decided to take the children to eliminate the mystery, eliminate the fear of the unknown, take them to the medical center where he's being treated. >> how did they handle that? >> it sounds like, from what catherine said, it sounds like they weren't scared by all the machines. they thought it was sort of neat. michael said they liked the star wars element. >> anything to make it more palatable dent hurt. his oldest son is serving five years, i believe it is, for dealing drugs. how did he find out? >> he wasn't able to get to cameron so cameron found out from a fellow inmate in prison that his dad had cancer. michael was planning on visiting him in person and telling him, and he did visit him a few days later but an inmate told him first. >> he talked about what a rough year this has been and now with this diagnosis. is there any concern that it was caught too late? he sensed something for a while.
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>> well, he was remarkably optimistic. but he did say, he had been feeling sore pain in his throat, in his ears,
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there has been another brutal monkey attack. this one happened in july at a bed and breakfast in upstate new york. parvin hajihossini and her boyfriend were staying there when a benjamin, a capuchin monkey attacked her and mauled her face. officials ordered the monkey destroyed and checked for rabys but the monkey's owner, famed artist allen hirsch, left for south america and now benjamin,
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the monkey is nowhere to be found. parvin and her attorney rick ancowitz join us. good morning. >> good morning. >> you're up early in the morning, ready to go out for a hike. the monkey is in the lobby of the hotel? >> in a cage on the outside. >> in a cage outside. so you're there, sort of looking at the monkey, taking some pictures of it. >> yeah. i was ready before my boyfriend come out. i was going next to car. he saw us coming. we go quickly to go out. >> sure. did the monkey seem hostile or angry or -- were you all afraid of the monkey? >> i do not afraid for monkey because he was in the cage. that's why i was make sure. i had my shoulder in camera, and i took a picture from him. >> sure. >> then i was going, looking around pond and other site. suddenly i saw the monkey in my
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face. >> he just came after you, right. and when he started to attack you, you must have been terrified. >> i was so terrified. i was feeling i died. >> you felt like you were dying? >> and i just scream, i lose my face, i lost my face, i lose my face. and i screamed. and the guys over told me, go tell your husband, go tell your husband. >> right. we're looking at the pictures of the wounds that you suffered as a result of this. here's what's interesting, i think, rich, is authorities approached the innkeeper and say we need to test this monkey, find out if he has rabys or has had rabies shots. what's the response? >> there was an order from the public health authorities that the monkey had to produce rabies tests otherwise she had to
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undergo rabies injections, very painful. once the public health authorities got involved, the owner of the monkey decided to flee. and the monkey's on the lam. she had to undergo a series of very painful injections. >> is this another example of animals taken from the wild and brought into seemingly domestic situations that maybe they shouldn't be? is that your feeling? >> precisely. this very monkey was written up in the new york times last year about a story of monkey and their owners and how monkeys are treated as members of the family. it's a wild animal. they belong in the wild. >> had this monkey not attacked someone once before? >> five years ago. the department of health indicates there was a prior attack. so, we're here because we don't want this to happen to anybody else. >> parvin, you have an interesting story. you escaped iran, went to turkey, came to the united states, went to work, built your own business, became a
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nationalized american citizen. you've been through plenty am your life. here you sit with this horrible, horrible injury. i'm sorry. what do you need or want to see happen? >> we want to see -- my client wants to see this never happen to anybody else. this happens all too frequently. it's preventable -- i'm sorry. >> go ahead. >> it's just absolutely preventible. this thing has not be happening but it keeps happening. >> thank you. >> parvin, thank you very much for being here today. >> thank you. >> thank you for sharing your story. >> thank you. >> take care. we'll be right back.
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but the oval office does have a new interior. it happened while the first family was on vacation. they came back to the oval office redo. it doesn't rolook a whole lot different. i've got to be honest. >> i've been in the oval office a number of things. i think the coolest thing is the rug. you can make your own -- you don't make your own. >> you can commission it. you're not at the loom. you're not weaving it. >> this has a number of quotes on it from prior presidents, including abraham lincoln, a line from the gettysburg address, teddy kennedy, roosevelt, fdr and also mlk, the arc of the moral u.n. rers is long but it i bends toward justice. so, when you go in the oval office, you can read all that stuff on the rug. >> which is very cool on the rug. it's getting some interesting reaction, though. some people are saying, this is lovely. it's a little more comfortable,
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the oval office now. it's making it a little more welcoming. >> comfy. >> other people are saying, it's the oval office. it's not supposed to be comfortable, disarm willing, welcoming. it's a formal room. it's a very important place not only the united states, but throughout the world. and then the comments -- maureen dowd said it was the latest tone deaf mood by the white house that was supposed to excel in communication. ouch. >> it seems they can do no right. >> not this morning. >> we'll be right back. this friday through monday, save up to 50% on select items. and select varieties of tropical fish are $1 each! petsmart. we love to see healthy, happy pets! get up to 85% off during the summer style clearance event... ...and all drills are on sale. including this dewalt 12v drill for $99. plus save $150 on an lg 32" 1080p lcd tv, only $449.99. sears.
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it is 7:55. time for news headlines from cbs 5. i'm sydnie kohara. a murder suspect is dead, shot by a california highway patrol officer after a high- speed chase that ended in richmond. investigators say that officer opened fire after the suspect refused to drop a knife. the suspect was wanted in connection with a murder in hercules last weekend. he is also believed to be connected with two vallejo women who have been missing for a week. the two major candidates in california's u.s. senate race are set to debate this evening. democratic incumbent barbara boxer and republican challenger carly fiorina will meet in moraga. fiorina is a former executive of palo alto-based hewlett- packard. recent polls show it is a close race. the debate begins at 7:00 at st. mary's college. we'll take a look at traffic and weather right after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning. there is an accident reported northbound 880 on the approach to whipple. two lanes are blocked right now. so expect some delays as you head up past union city in hayward. and it's also slow all the way through oakland. this is near the coliseum where you can see it's jammed. past the coliseum, doesn't clear up until past the downtown oakland exit.
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bay bridge backed up to the macarthur maze. and mass transit, a "spare the air" day so you're encouraged to use mass transit and everything is on time. that's a check of your traffic. here's tracy with your forecast. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. hazy sunshine in san jose this morning. all that sunshine leading us to a pretty nice warm day. here's a look at your seven- day forecast. we have all three locations on there inland temperatures today near 100 degrees. mid-80s around the bay and the mid-70s at the coastline. the warm-to-hot temperatures will remain in the forecast through tomorrow with triple- digit highs expected. friday temperatures do start to back offer a bit and they continue to back off through the holiday weekend. saturday, sunday, monday and temperatures, temperatures go from above average to below average with the 80s expected by labor day. that will be inland. upper 60s for the bay and the lower 60s along the coastline. ,,,,,,,,
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ome welcome back to "the early show," everybody, here on a wednesday morning. i'm harry smith along with erica hill. coming up, children -- ♪ children will listen >> if only they will, harry. >> sometimes they do, in fact, need discipline. many of us aren't quite sure what we're supposed to do. >> that would be me. >> you know. do you waterboard a toddler. >> i don't think it goes over very well these days with child protective services. >> looking at effective and
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appropriate punishments with children of various ages in our eye on parenting. >> it can be tough to know what works and what doesn't. also ahead this morning, the obamas, the younger of the two, malia and sasha, really, their parents are trying to keep them out of the spotlight. but we have been seeing a little bit more of them lately. we'll take a look at how you do that balance and how effectively the president and first lady are doing it for this first family. >> yes, please. >> did i jump on you there. it's all yours. >> you do it. >> dave price, how about we let you do it. dave price is in north carolina with a check of the weather. >> good morning, erica, good morning, harry. let's go through the details now. we're beginning to see the water churn up every so slightly, seeing the rip current take hold. that's going to get stronger and the surf will get stronger. category three, direction northwest now 70 miles south
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>> announcer: theath >> announcer: this weather report sponsored by chrysler. >> that's a quick look at your weather picture. good news, this is a fast-moving storm at this point. it will continue most likely to gain some speed. betty, we'll throw it back to you in new york for this morning's headline. a new dawn in iraq, early
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this morning outgoing skmander handed over command to the new commander. last night marking the end of the u.s. combat missions in iraq, president obama said this country paid a huge price for the war. terry mccarthy is in baghdad with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, betty. after seven and a half years of often tough combat here in iraq that's cost 4,400 american lives, vice president biden and defense secretary gates have come here to honor those u.s. troops and mark the official end of their combat mission. >> operation iraqui freedom is over. >> reporter: speaking from the oval office last night, president obama said it is time to turn the page on iraq but not before we pay tribute to the troops who served in the war. >> america's men and women in uniform have served with courage and resolve. as commander in chief, i'm
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incredibly proud of their service. like all americans, i'm awed by their sacrifice. >> reporter: although americans have been deeply divided over the politics of the war, the troops we talk to here say they get near universal support from the public. this man feels it every time he flies home in banger, maine. >> i'm almost brought to tears. at 2:00 in the morning there are world war ii vets and vietnam veterans there to cheer us on. >> despite all the sacrifices in iraq, general odierno, the outgoing commander here said it's too soon to say whether the war was worth it. that, he said, wouldn't be clear for another three to five years. that handover command from general odierno, who has been here for a total of 56 mondays to the successor general austin took place today. whatever happens from here on out, today certainly marks a fundamental shift in the relationship between iraq and the united states.
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terry mccarthy, cbs news, baghdad. alaska senator lisa murkowski said she's conceding the republican senate primary for the good of the state. murkowski conceded last night. she trailed attorney joe miller in the primary by more than 1600 votes. >> based on where we are right now, i don't see a scenario where the primary will turn out in my favor. and that is a reality that is before me at this point in time. >> miller, a conservative, was backed by the tea party and strongly endorsed by sarah palin. and in china, a deer who enjoys happy hour. yes, it developed a taste for beer after it was offered some by a waitress back in november. now the deer drinks two bottles a day. sometimes it can even finish three. if no beer is available, the deer will drink wine. i guess you could call him a party animal. now over to you, harry. >> all right, betty.
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in this morning's "eye on in this morning's eye on parenting, the right way to discipline your kids. it's a problem many parents struggle with on a daily basis. >> i think there are times as parents where we're really challenged and we're really pushed. for me, i think if i'm going to lose control it's more that i yell a lot more than i would like to. like yesterday. ♪ i want candy >> you know the drill. >> when they were younger, the timeouts were affect ifr. as they got older, that didn't seem to matter so much any more.
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they were going upstairs and reading. they didn't mind that. >> when punishing, we try to take something away rather than spanking. >> i usually take away electronics, itouch, phone, anything. >> she and her friend would play together. unfortunately she would fight her when she got upset. i would give her a teaspoon of white vinegar. did you do it again after that? >> no. >> she didn't do it again. >> early show contributor, jennifer hartstein, a child and adolescent psychologist. good morning. >> good morning. >> is there a single most important thing to keep in mind when you're trying to discipline a child? >> you want to make sure that the punishment fits the crime. discipline is really different than punishment. you want to be able to teach while you're also setting limits. that's a really important component. you want to know your kid. know what's going to work and know what's meaningful and put it into play. >> know that a lesson is being
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learned as opposed to here is this punitive thing. >> punishment doesn't teach anything new. it tells people what to be afraid of. maybe they will be more secretive, hide out a little more. it's important in discipline to say this is the consequence, this is what you did. what can you do next time. >> absolutely an equation. can you apply that equation to a toddler? >> yes, absolutely. you can start -- and you have to start early. it's really important to start as young as you can letting your kids know what your expectations are. they will know that as they become an adolescent. it's only going to help in the long run for you as a parent. >> 0 to 2, what would be the best kinds of approaches. >> you want to be able to get down to the eye level of your kid. you want to say clearly what you expect from them. you want to create time-out areas that are quiet. no distractions, extra stimulation because then they aren't really in time-out. >> they get that. >> they do. i don't like it when you hit your sister. because you hit your sister,
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you're going to time-out. >> all right. it's three to five. this is where it gets interesting. >> three took five they start to have more abstract thinking. you want to let them know what the expectation is. if you walk in and your three-year-old is drawing on the wall, you don't throw them into a punishment. you have to say, you don't draw on the wall. if you do it again, you're going to get a time-out. every time you force them doing something good, you want to reinforce that if they are about to draw on the wall, you want to say, thank you for not doing that. >> jump to six to eight-year-olds. >> how does this change, thinking evolve? >> thinking is complex. you want to let them know, this is an immediate consequence. you did this, this is what you lose. you want it quick. you explain why they are having a consequence, the reasoning, so they learn. they have an extended time-out. maybe they get a half an hour of quiet time. then you come back and want to talk to them about it some more. >> let's move up to nine to 12
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years old. >> nine to 12 years old can learn natural consequences. if they don't pay attention and do homework, they get in trouble with the teacher. many parents swoop in. don't do that let them deal with that. lose privileges, lose phone, tv time, can't watch favorite show. start with grounding, can't go to the playdate because they were mean to their sister. >> people will be sitting there watching this and say, spanking worked on me. i certainly want to spank my kids. >> it's a really, really tough question. the thing about spanking is, again, like punishment, it doesn't teach anything knew. it's not going to give new information and it could teach them to be aggressive so you want to keep that to a minimum as much as possible. >> 13 and up quickly. >> negotiate on rules. don't be their friend. we've talked about that before. make it time limited, very specific punishment that fits their behavior. it's hard. discipline is hard. >> i think taking away the electronics is probably going to be one of the big things. >> loss of screen time, tv, computer, phone, all of it.
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>> dr. hartstein, thank you. for eye on parenting, blogs and other good stuff, go to our website, earlyshow.tv.com. the most closely watched couples on the planet. we'll take a look into the lives of the first daughters when we come back. sponsored by microsoft office 20 10. ,,
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from the beginning, president and mrs. obama laid down the law. their daughters sasha and malia were off limits. while the media has respected that, their parents have broken the rules a few times. cbs news congressional correspondent nancy cordes reports. >> what's this? malia just turned 12. she's my baby. >> reporter: being a kid is tough enough. >> so, you can write down a
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wish -- >> reporter: but try being the first kids. malia, age 12 and sasha, age 9, captured the public eye even before their father took public office but their lives are kept private. though here and there the obamas have let some details slip. sasha loves basketball. likes to dance hip-hop and plays the piano. malia, now 5'9" has braces, plays the flute and wants to save the tigers. >> we're big tiger savers. malia's one issue for her father is saving the tigers. >> reporter: the obamas have said their trying to give the girls a normal life under abnormal circumstances. they wake up at 6:00, have savings accounts and allowances, though the amounts are secret, and they pitch in with daily chores. >> they have to make their beds. they have to walk the dog. they have to feed the dog. they have to do their homework. they don't watch tv during the week. >> i can't immediately find
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another president who maintained that kind of structure for their children. >> reporter: historian doug wied wrote "all the president's children." he says they're trying to keep the children out of the spotlight. >> the further the kid is away from the white house or less they're seen and heard, the better they do in life. >> reporter: but like any proud father, the president can't always help himself from bragging about the girls. >> they don't have an attitude. they're respectful to everybody. they're curious. they're funny. they're just really neat kids. >> reporter: a typical dad from a not so typical family. nancy cordes, cbs news, washington. and joining us this morning in washington is anita mcbride, served as assistant to former president bush and chief of staff to first lady laura bush. good to have you with us this morning. >> thank you, erica. >> there's always such a fascination with the family living in the white house, with the children in the white house,
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especially when they are younger and growing up there. as we heard from nancy from the beginning, president and mrs. obama have said, look, our kids are off limits. they talk about them a little more. do you think they're striking the right balance there? >> i think they're doing what all parents do naturally. they talk proudly about their children. when you are in this hi high-profile life in the white house and trying very hard to maintain privacy for your kids so they can grow up in a normal life, in a building that, you know, is obviously very difficult to maintain total privacy, but i think they are striking a good balance. and i think it's just natural for them to talk about them proudly. >> you mentioned the normal. how normal, really, is life in the white house for a child? >> well, i think this is what's so fascinating to americans, is trying to understand the mystery of life of a family life that goes on beyond -- behind those walls. and i think, you know, these are
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kids that are growing up in obviously a very different atmosphere. but they want what every kid at this age wants. they want to have their friends over to play, which they can do there. they want to, you know, go out with their friends, which they've been able to do. >> but they do have the secret service and there are certain things that have to be done. for example, when the kids want a sleepover, if you go to the white house, you have to be given clearance by the secret service. are they going to check out their friends or just the parents? >> when people come as guests of the first family, not public tours and not for meetings, people come as guests for the first family, they're handled in a very respectful way and a way that's managed by the executive residence to be personal guests of the first family. so, of course, there's always security at the white house, as there should be. we're protecting the leader of the free world and the people that live there. but it's handled in a very respectful way. >> we've heard a lot about the
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structure they have. no tv during the week. get up at 6:00, an allowance, a savings account. it's tough to are all these people looking in at you. it would be hard not to add milt there are some real advantages to growing up in the white house. run through a couple of those for us. >> oh, sure. i mean, there's a lot of advantages. to growing up in the white house. have you some sports facilities right there on your grounds, swimming and tennis and a great lawn, you know, to play on, a great lawn to take your dog out for a walk, a movie theater to are your friends over. there's a lot of wonderful things. of course, this is a temporary custodianship the obamas have of the white house. i'm sure they want to use it to the fullest, enjoy it and try to have, you know, an exceptional and exciting experience for their family. so, i wouldn't be surprised if they're taking advantage of all of those things that are there for them. >> aneeppreciate your insight. still ahead, are you
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addicted to your blackberry? guilty. maybe your cell phone. we'll take a look inside that,,,
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a murder suspect is dead... after a high-speed chase ending in richmond - last night. c-h-p officers reportedly shot him after he after he refused to drop a knife.. the suspect's girlfriend was found car. the man is courtroom officers shot a suspect 567 he refused to drop a night. chp officers shot him. a suspect's girlfriend was found dead in the car, as well. that man is believed to be connected to two vallejo women who had been missing for a week. we have pictures now of in vallejo where police are searching the home where the women apparently were found. a fremont police officer shot in oakland last week is now in serious but stable condition. officer todd young underwent another operation yesterday which doctors say was successful. young was shot while serving a warrant in oakland. the suspect is currently in jail in san diego.
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and california is without a budget for the second time in 34 years. the lawmakers still struggling to reach an agreement yesterday. two budget measures did not pass. traffic and weather right after this. get 80% savings on final markdowns, including 80% off clothes, and 80% off home! did we mention our red zone clearance final markdowns are 80% off? who knew shopping could be so rewarding?
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southbound 680 approaching pacheco boulevard. everything is clear from lanes but we are seeing a backup as you cross the benicia bridge on southbound 680. jammed from the 780 interchange so watch out for that. got a lot of slow traffic still on northbound 880 approaching whipple. two lanes are still blocked due to an injury crash. and it even looks slow in the southbound labels as well as you get past the san mateo bridge exit. pretty jammed a lot of gridlock as well for your silicon valley ride. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. our forecast for this morning, plenty of sunshine. chopper 5 up around the bay area, near the richmond area this morning. and boy, doesn't that look nice? a lot of clear skies out there. great visibility. and that's going to lead us to a hot day. 99 inland, mid-80s around the bay, mid-70s along the coast. these warm to hot temperatures remain in the forecast through tomorrow. but labor day weekend, things
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i'll bet you didn't get the dress code memo today. >> no. feeling a little underdressed. >> i am as well. you look lovely. >> i forgotmy -- >> the headgear. they look fant. here for the west india labor day parade in brooklyn, right? >> very good. >> huge, huge. >> which came first, the chicken or the egg? maybe it was -- >> the chegg. >> there you go. welcome back to the "early show," everybody. coming up, we've heard the term crackberry for a couple years now, but it really is true. some people can become addicted to digital technology. we're going to talk about the difference between simply
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abusing your digital devices and being actually addicted to them. >> is that a fine line? i kind of think i'm addicted. >> me, too. i hope i fall in the abuse category since i have two blackberries. >> you think you are -- >> i probably am. also ahead, important new information for women who know they're at high risk for developing certain forms of cancer. dr. jennifer ashton is here to talk about having mastectomies can lower the likelihood of the disease. if you are gearing up for a labor day barbecue and watching your budget at the same time, our katie lee has great recipes that will fill your tummy and not empty your wallet. smells good. >> i'm hungry. i can't wait for that segment. dave price has a final check of the weather from north carolina and one more check of earl. good morning. >> good morning. they're taking vacationers and asking them to leave ocracoke
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and hatteras for a category 3 storm. it should remain off the coastline. keep in mind, as it weakens, it's still rather strong. we'll see rough surf. let's go true the national maps first and talk about what's going on across the country. southwest, triple digit
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harry, we have a hurricane watch from surf city, north carolina, to virginia and a tropical storm watch from cape fear, north carolina, to surf city. we'll continue to watch this storm. it is going to make its impact known from here all the way up through these beach vacation communities through maine as we wrap up this holiday weekend. >> we'll be paying attention. thanks so much, dave.
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we seem to be slaves to technology these days. we have our blackberries, our cell phones, our ipods. it's gotten so bad for some people it's an unhealthy obsession. cbs news correspondent michelle miller reports. ♪ hello hello baby baby you called ♪ >> reporter: everywhere you look, there's a telephone, fingers are walking, thumbs are talking. >> you have internet, bbm, text messages. everything is right there. >> reporter: according to a recent study, 72% of cell phone owners send text messages, up 7% from just last year. >> if i don't have it on me, i feel like i'm not in control or in control of my life. >> reporter: too much texting has become what some doctors are calling an addiction. >> anything that you can become obsessed with, and you do so much, that you don't do the things you need to do with family, friends, school, job, that can be an addiction. and texting absolutely can
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qualify. >> reporter: teenaged girls lead the charge. >> so, my phone has like a 30 text limit and then i have to delete it. i usually delete it like every two or three hours. >> reporter: the average 100 messages a day. this teenager is a textbook case. >> i can't even count. >> we just came back from puerto rico and they were texting on the beach the whole time. >> reporter: with excessive texting comes a number of problems, including lack of eating, isolation and sleep deprivation. >> i sleep with my phone under my pillow. >> reporter: does it vibrate? >> yeah. then i wake up. >> reporter: but the problem isn't limited to teens. a google seven revealed thousands of hits related to adults who have run into trouble while texting. a chicago cop is suing the city for two years of overtime pay for time spent on his blackberry after work. a woman in staten island, new york, fell down an open manhole while texting and walking.
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>> all day long from the minute i wake up until i shut it off at night and go to sleep, i'm on the phone constantly. >> reporter: deanne used her iphone until the tendons connecting her thumb to her palm became so inflamed that she needed surgery and stitches to correct the problem. but with so many people hooked -- >> gmail.com -- >> reporter: -- the question becomes, how do you unplug and still stay connected? michelle miller, cbs news, new york. >> and joining us is david greenfield, a clinical psychologist and founder of the center for internet behavior. we're so glad you're here this morning. good morning. >> good morning. what do you make of this, this kind of explosion in especially texting? >> texting in some sense, especially for the youth culture, what i call the digital generation, is almost a new form of communication. i mean, it's unique. it's separate to them. it has its own language. and it's a shortcut and also
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nonverbal and secretive so a way of creating a separate identity and separate way of communicating. >> if you look and your own household, people who use these devices on an almost constant level, where is the line between abuse and addiction? >> abuse is when -- a lot of us might fall into the category of abuse with we're using something a little too much or it's interfering with our lives in a small way. addiction is when it interferes in a major way, work, home, school, relationships. in some major sphere of your life there's a decrease in performance or gratification. >> right. you say that this sort of addiction, or the potential addiction to these hand-held devices, is often -- or in some ways similar to people who sit at slot machines. >> yeah. because texting and e-mailing, every once in a while you get something that's good but you can't predict when you're going to get it and what it's going to be. that's exactly the same reinforcement schedule that occurs in a slot machine, say. so, the brain gets a hit.
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and because it's unpredictable, you don't know when and where, are you compelled to wait for it. that's why people will stay on for hours and hours and hours and send hundreds of messages. >> you think of the people who sit there with their bucket of nickels in front of of the slot machine for 12 hours -- >> the brain think it's the same thing. >> interpreted exactly the same way. we also heard about one young lady, this is very common, kids especially, sleep with their cell phone, they put them underthy pillows? >> that's right. because it's a portable, private technology, and a lot of parents aren't empowered to take care of that technology, or they don't even know the kids have it in their room, they're not monitoring that. my own son told me he was up until 4:30 in the morning and i didn't realize it and take the phone away. if you let them in the room with the phone, they'll abuse it. >> maybe there should be intervention from the standpoint, if you have teens in the house, they have their own phone, they're in the charger in
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the kitchen. >> absolutely. >> how would you know if you were looking at your kid or if your kids, i was up until 4:30, how do you know if your kid is addicted to their phone? >> basically you're looking for markers like you would with any other addiction. is their school performance dropping? are they not getting up in the morning? are they performing poorly in social arenas? are they more sleep doudeprived? are they developing physical tendon issues with their thumbs? >> and whole other thing about pictures and a thing in the paper today about kids and pictures and -- >> the thing is, child pornography laws were not written when we had cell phones and technology. so, what's happening is a lot of these kids are sending images that are pornographic in nature and are underage individuals. so, when these images -- >> goes back to the secretive stuff you talked about. >> right. they don't realize what it is
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and they're subject to being charged. it's very scary. >> cautionary time. dr. greenfield, thanks very much. we'll continue this discussion tomorrow with questions from our viewers. a panel of "early show" experts will address your tech-related questions from your kids' use of digital technology to the physical ailments it can cause to the impact it might have on your finances. all you have to do is logon to our website, earlyshow.cbsnews.com or visit us on facebook and twitter to submit your questions. now, here's erica. >> harry, thanks. is having surgery to prevent something from happening really a good idea? for some it is a controversial thought. for others it can truly be a life-saver. a new study out is taking a very close look at this. it's looking at preventive surgeries for high-risk women. dr. jennifer ashton is here to talk about this with us. this is in your wheelhouse, you being an ob-gyn, these are issues you and your patients deal with every day.
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this study is important, looking at some of these surgeries. what is it telling us? >> this study focused on women with the brc mutation, a human gene when it's abnormal or mutated it has been linked to about 10% of hereditary breast cancer and 9% of ovarian cancer. this study was ground-breaking because it was the first one that showed it saved lives. it looked at 2500 women over four countries, followed them for an average of four years. and found that those with the brca mutation who had this risk-reducing surgery decreased their risk of dying of cancer by 70% to 80%. >> those numbers are amazing. anyone who's been touched by cancer is immediately going to sit up and look at that. but this is, as you mentioned, a high-risk surgery. talk to us, what are we talking about specifically when it comes to the surgery? >> right. when you talk about preventive surgery or risk-reducing surgery, you have to take into account not just the risks of the procedure but the age of the patient, have they had children?
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do they want future children? and also what are the consequences of that surgery? when you talk about taking out someone's ovary, early menopause has its own set of risks. it's not a simple discussion. it's something i go over with pie patients for hours. i've done the surgery where i removed the ovaries pipts not an easy decision. >> there's also a psychological component, so many factors that come in. for women who may be a little concerned that even if they could fall into this category, even if they have this gene, they're not ready for that type of surgery, there are alternatives. >> sure. when you talk about screening for breast cancer. this is reducing risk so you never get the cancer. when you talk about surveillance for cancer, for breast cancer, obviously, things like mammography, mri, ultrasound, those are used more and more in younger women and high-risk women. that's an option. that's talking about early detection versus prevention. >> you mentioned, too, when you talked about you had done the surgery, you removed ovaries, what about other options when it comes to ovarian cancer and if you have a risk for that, besides just the monitoring?
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>> as we've heard before, there is no accepted screening test for ovarian cancer. we can't biopsy the ovaries. what we have now at our disposal is really pelvic sonograms, certain blood tests like the he4, ca-25 or a new one called ova-1. they are not perfect, not 100% accurate. they can detect cancer and also give what's called false-positives and be abnormal when there is no cancer there. it's very difficult when you talk about screening for ovarian cancer. >> got you. when it comes to testing, though, for this particular gene, the brca, who should be tested for this? >> this is such a simple fest to do. it's a blood test. you can get it at your gynecologist, doctor, genetic specialists do it. it is expensive. if you are at high risk, insurance companies might pay for it. there are some red flags. number one f are you eastern european jewish background, male or female, because men can pass
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this to your daurs, you can be an indication -- >> men get breast cancer, too. >> if you have a strong family history of breast or ovarian cancer or a male relative, these are all red flags. the brca test might be appropriate for you. again, this is a counseling process before you jump into surgery. >> a great jumping-off point to start that discussion with your doctor. always good to have you with us, jen. thanks. >> announcer: this portion of "the early show" sponsored by big lots. think extreme value. think big lots. one of the best ways to bid farewell to summer is with a great labor day barbecue. you don't have to wave good-bye to your hard earned money. katie lee is here with great recipes to impress your guests without breaking the bank. >> good morning. >> this is looking really good. >> and extent look like you did it on a budget. >> does not. >> keep that a secret. we'll start with barbecue chicken. we're going to make our own
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homemade barbecue sauce first, which is easy to do. you probably have all of the ingredients in your pantry. they taste so much better than anything you buy in the bottle. sauteed onions and ketchup goes in. apple cider vinegar gives it that nice tan go contrast that with brown sugar and molasses and a whole bunch of spices like chile powder, paprika, cumin and coriander, garlic powder, lots of yummy stuff. you're going to let that simmer for 20 minutes. it's going to come out looking like this. >> look at that guy. it's hot, harry. doesn't that taste great. >> what are you going to do with that? >> we're going to use it for our chicken. i'm using chicken legs because they're only $1.79 a pound. you can feed a lot of people for not a lot of money and they're
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easy to eat and tastes good. i prefer chicken legs. >> what did you put in? >> oil, chili poiwder, garlic, salt and let that get mushed up. put it in there. just let it all sit together in the refrigerator for a couple hours or even overnight. you can do this ahead of time. then it's going to go onto the grill. then we take it from the grill and put it in our casserole dish and top it with this good barbecue sauce we made. >> oh, okay. >> what we're going to do is actually put it in the oven to finish it so it's really nice and moist. >> you know, what's interesting because some people bake the chicken before they bring it out to the barbecue. you say grill it up first, brown it up with the barbecue sauce -- >> it keeps it moist. the barbecue sauce makes it stick to the grill a lot of times. it comes out of the oven like this. look how nice and tender and juicy that is. also, you can do it ahead of time. get it to the point of the barbecue sauce. and then you can put it in the
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fridge until you're ready to eat. about a half hour later, you know -- >> i'm a leg man. >> you're not a breast man, more of a leg man? >> i would say, you know, if you're going to weigh between the two, i would -- >> i would go for a leg, too. >> you go with the lelgs, all right. >> and sweet potato salad. sliced sweet potatoes, on the grill, cook a couple minutes on each side until tender and toss it with arug la and garlic dressing, it's delicious. a great alternative to the mayonnaise potato salad. >> let me reach over here and taste one. >> what do you think? >> that works, too. >> delicious. and i also have a succatash salad. >> farmer's market, the prices are fantastic, also fresh and good. do you put anything -- that's almost everything but the kitchen sink. do you dress it with anything? >> vinaigrette dressing. we're making homemade popsicles,
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frozen chopped cherries, cheaper than having fresh cherries. goes into yogurt with honey. >> that's yogurt? >> yogurt. it's really healthy, great for your kids. stir it together, put it in popsicle molds and they come out like this. if you want to pop that out. i'll trade you places to make our cocktail. in cocktail is in honor of hurricane earl. dark and stormy. all right, harry. how is it? >> the idea is really great. >> really good. >> i think they may have been outside a little too long. >> dark rum, lime juice -- >> what did you call this? >> dark and stormy forl hurricane earl. it's too bad dave price isn't here for this. ginger beer to top it off. this is a yummy, spicy cocktail. give that a try. tell me what you think about that. >> a dark and stormy. ginger beer -- >> spiced rum, dark rum, lime juice and ginger beer.
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you can also make a drink that will go a lot farther. what do you think? >> wow. oh, my goodness. >> good for early morning, did that wake you up? a little spice with the ginger. >> the new waker upper there. let's take a look. >> that's not the one that's done. this is one that's cooked. >> i'll try those on a break. katie lee, thank you so much. good stuff. pore these recipes go to our website, earlyshow.cbsnews.com. i'm a leg man, what can i say? we'll be right back. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. ,, for all the moments that make every day special. fancy feast created a way to celebrate any moment. fancy feast appetizers. simple high quality ingredients like wild alaskan salmon,
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you are loving this? >> i love this. you know what i found out just about 20 minutes ago? there's one thingmying from our feast? a birthday cake because it's betty nguyen's birthday. >> oh, happy birthday. >> thank you. it's tough being 29 again.
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>> happy birthday. >> happy birthday. >> i'll take the vegetables instead, right? it's healthier, especially as you get older. >> the chicken is absolutely rocking. the barbecue sauce, during the break i got a chance to taste it. not so sweet because a lot of them are kind of so sweet, too sweet. >> got a tang. >> this has a nice balance. >> and it doesn't have that smokey flavor. it's a lot calmer. >> definitely different. >> i have to try the chicken next. >> nice and tender. >> as you eat it with your fingers. just bite into it. go ahead. >> finger licking good. >> absolutely. >> it's all healthy and budget-friendly. >> and a dark and stormy night. it was a dark and stormy night. have a great day, everyone. your local news is next. we'll see you tomorrow. ,,,,,,,,
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a murder suspect is dead... after a high-speed chase ending in ric last night. it is 85:00 good morning, everyone. i'm sydnie kohara. a murder suspect is dead after a hi speed chase ending in richmond. officers shot him after he refused to drop a knife. the suspect's girlfriend found dead in the car. he was also said to be connected to two women in vallejo. transit may have to cut more services this year. nearly 40 bus lines lines are at risk. the board of board of board of board of directors will be meeting to discuss the cuts. under this bill, retailers would also charge for paper bags.
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the vote will not affect plastic bag bans that are approved in several california cities. we'll take a look at traffic and weather coming up. stay was.
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good morning, traffic is still really stacked up. it looks like it's getting better. the problem was an injury
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accident. that has now been cleared from lanes, but it's been backed up for almost 45 minutes or so. we're just getting word of a new accident. new problem in oakland. this is right before the 524 interchange. it's pretty slow in those northbound lanes of highway 13. if you're commuting toward the bay bridge plaza, still backed up. a lot of cars commuting into san francisco. here's tracy the forecast. last check of the forecast. it's plenty of sunshine out there. looking out toward the coastline. ocean beach, that's the place to head. the temperature will be in the 70s for the afternoon. in the bay, the temperatures warm up to the mid-80s. it's near 100 degrees today. more hot weather expected on thursday. friday temperature wills start to back off, and they'll cool
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